Website Brookwood Recruitment

Senior GL Accountant – Treasury Accounting Team

6 months initially 
Amsterdam – some travel for meetings
€73 per hour
40 hours per week

Freelance Contractors are considerable

Job description:

  • For the Treasury Accounting team, we are looking for an enthusiastic Senior GL Accountant that will focus on FX & Hedging cycles and support with improvements projects, also supporting the team during month end close for the two treasury entities.
  • Senior GL accountant will be part of the Corporate Accounting organization, working together with the Corporate accounting teams, collaborating closely with various stakeholders across the Finance department and other business units. This role will support the global Treasury accounting for the Booking group (including brands) actively involved in Financial & FX results FSLI for 10-Q/K.
  • Key Responsibilities:
  • As part of the Treasury & FX corporate accounting team, you will be primarily focused on leading the day to day FX hedging cycle such as: Exposure analysis preparation, managing stakeholders from which we trade on behalf; supporting the team on the hedge cycle and FX analysis (Hedge effectiveness) and preparation of reconciliations in Blackline.
  • Strong communication skills, Foreign Exchange and Hedge knowledge are essential.
  • Previous experience with Hedge effectiveness, Project management (ASANA Board) and SOx are nice to have.
  • Tasks & responsibilities:
  • Support with the FX project – implementation phase
  • Proactively map gaps within the process, raise and discuss with Controllers in order to prioritize the improvements to be analyzed/addressed and as part of the hedge cycle.
  • Prepare the FX Exposures related to each cycle
  • Prepare the FX analysis/effectiveness
  • Own the Revaluation process for NL Entities
  • Prepare the business controls related to Revaluation timely
  • Manage communication with the brands which we trade on behalf
  • Blackline reconciliation to be prepared timely and with good quality
  • Business controls to be prepared

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 3-5 years experience in Finance and/or accounting
  • Previous experience with Hedging/Commodities/Trading
  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
  • Strong communication skills and ability to focus on achieving project deadlines
  • Enthusiasm to work in a fast paced, highly diverse, continuous developing and informal high achieving environment
  • Proven ability and the credibility to influence in effecting changes within an organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and driven
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

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